Cooking With Rania: Summer Fruit Drinks

Cooking With Rania: Summer Fruit Drinks

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Rania Harris, of Rania’s Catering, if mixing some refreshing fruit drinks for the summer!


Jalapeno Grapefruit Spritzer


Ingredients:


  • 1/2 cup fresh lime juice

  • 3 tablespoons superfine sugar

  • 8 thin jalapeno slices

  • 2 cups fresh grapefruit juice

  • Ice

  • Seltzer

  • Lime slices, for garnish

  • Splash of Tequila

Directions:


Muddle lime juice, sugar, and jalapeno slices, pressing on chiles and stirring until sugar dissolves. Stir in grapefruit juice. Pour halfway up ice-filled glasses; add in the Tequila and top with seltzer. Garnish with lime slices.


Serves: 6


Peach Slushies


Ingredients:


  • 5 ounces vodka

  • 3 tablespoons light agave nectar

  • 1 pound ripe peaches, sliced and frozen, plus more for serving

  • 1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons peach nectar

  • 1 tablespoon packed mint leaves, plus sprigs for serving

Directions:


Puree vodka, agave, peaches, and nectar with 1 cup crushed ice (or small ice cubes) in a blender, adding cold water a few tablespoons at a time, until thick and smooth. Add mint leaves; puree just until finely chopped. Serve with peach slices and mint sprigs.


Serves: 6